2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2021 Audi Q7

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2021 Audi Q7 Littleton CO | McDonald VW

If you’ve been looking for a new luxury vehicle to drive around Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, Colorado, you’ve probably come across the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and 2021 Audi Q7 in your search. Both SUVs are packed with amenities that make them stand out—but which one is right for you?

The team at McDonald Volkswagen put together this 2021 VW Atlas vs. 2021 Audi Q7 comparison, so you can see how these vehicles stack up. We’ll go into specifics about their engines, performance, and more, so you can decide which one is perfect for you.

VW Atlas vs Audi Q7: Engines

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2021 Audi Q7 | McDonald VWBoth the VW Atlas and Audi Q7 come standard with 2.0L turbo engines that’ll help you power through traffic every time you hit the road. While the Audi Q7 comes standard with all-wheel drive, the VW Atlas allows you to choose between the standard front-wheel drive or available 4MOTION® all-wheel drive.

With two available choices in the VW Atlas, you have the ability to pick a drivetrain that works best for your lifestyle. If your adventures take you off-road, the 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive system will help you tackle uneven terrain. However, if you decide to stick with the standard front-wheel drive, you’ll enjoy an even better fuel economy in the VW Atlas.

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VW Atlas vs Audi Q7: Performance

If you’re used to taking long road trips, you know how important it is that your car has a great fuel economy. Luckily, both the VW Atlas and Audi Q7 are built to limit your stops at the pump and keep you on the road for longer.

The VW Atlas has an EPA-estimated 21 city/24 highway MPG, making it a great choice for long drives to the mountains or commutes to work.1 In comparison, the Audi Q7 has an EPA-estimated 19 city/23 highway MPG, so you’ll need to stop to refuel more often during your next road trip.

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Volkswagen Atlas vs Audi Q7: Customization

 Volkswagen Atlas vs Audi Q7 Littleton CO | McDonald VWIf you’re interested in making your SUV stand out, the VW Atlas and Audi Q7 have many ways you can customize your vehicle.

While the Audi Q7 only offers two standard exterior colors to choose from, the VW Atlas allows you to select one of five standard colors for your SUV:

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic
  • Pure White

The Volkswagen Atlas and Audi Q7 both offer various interior colors as well, so you can personalize your SUV further.

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VW Atlas vs Audi Q7: The Results

It’s a close comparison when looking at the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2021 Audi Q7. However, with its impressive performance and customizable options, we think the VW Atlas is a better choice for drivers in Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, CO.

If you’re interested in seeing this vehicle in person, stop by McDonald Volkswagen today! We’re always happy to show you our Volkswagen inventory, and you can even take your favorite VW Tiguan model for a test drive!



121 city/24 highway mpg (2021 Atlas 2.0L, 8-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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